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Addiction symptoms

Addiction symptoms: Introduction

Further information about Addiction symptoms is below, or review more specific information about these types of Addiction symptoms: Drug abuse, Alcohol abuse, Alcohol use, Laxative abuse or other types.

Addiction symptoms: Symptoms related to addiction (physical or mental addiction). See detailed information below for a list of 42 causes of Addiction symptoms, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Addiction symptoms:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Addiction symptoms. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Addiction symptoms

Home medical tests possibly related to Addiction symptoms:

Causes of Types of Addiction symptoms:

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Addiction symptoms: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Addiction symptoms, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Addiction symptoms Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Addiction symptoms

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Addiction symptoms may include:

Stories from Users for Addiction symptoms

Real-life user stories relating to Addiction symptoms:

Message Boards for Addiction symptoms

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Addiction symptoms or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Addiction symptoms:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Addiction symptoms. Some of these are listed below :

  • General appearance - level of self care, look for jaundice, signs of recent weight loss or malnutrition.
  • Physical examination - looking for evidence of hepatitis, liver disease, and smoking related disease.
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count - looking for anemia, low platelets, large red cell size in alcohol liver disease; signs of infection due to smoking related disease or sexually transmitted disease.
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Addiction symptoms:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Addiction symptoms as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Durogesic
  • Fantonest
  • Fentanyl Injection
  • Sublimaze
  • Naropin with Fentanyl
  • more causes...»

Addiction symptoms: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Addiction symptoms may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Addiction symptoms

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Addiction symptoms:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Addiction symptoms. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Addiction symptoms Assessment Questionnaire (32 listings)

Addiction symptoms: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Addiction symptoms

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer' more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders may worsen more »

Addiction symptoms: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Addiction symptoms

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Addiction symptoms: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Addiction symptoms: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Addiction symptoms:

The list of organs typically affected by Addiction symptoms may include, but is not limited to:

  • Brain
  • General constitutional

Detailed list of causes of Addiction symptoms

The list below shows some of the causes of Addiction symptoms mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Addiction symptoms?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Addiction symptoms. Of the 42 causes of Addiction symptoms that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 38 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Addiction symptoms:

The following list of conditions have 'Addiction symptoms' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Addiction symptoms:

The following list of medical conditions have Addiction symptoms or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Addiction symptoms?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Addiction symptoms, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Addiction symptoms:

Subtypes of Addiction symptoms:

Drug abuse (36 causes), Alcohol abuse (13 causes), Alcohol use (19 causes), Laxative abuse (4 causes), Alcohol intoxication (11 causes), Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (4 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Addiction symptoms:

Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Psychiatric symptoms (971 causes), Cognitive impairment (3664 causes)

Symptoms related to Addiction symptoms:

Addiction (42 causes), Drug abuse (36 causes), Gambling addiction, Prescription drug abuse, Aggression (192 causes), Personality symptoms (4029 causes), Behavioral symptoms (4608 causes), Compulsions (7 causes), Impulsivity (39 causes), Withdrawl symptoms, Restlessness (380 causes), Anxiety (895 causes), Panic attack (26 causes)

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Medical News summaries about Addiction symptoms

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Addiction symptoms

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